Category: Managed Retreat/Migration

Immigration to Australia

At the current trajectory, severe climate change will become a reality and many of the island nations in Oceania, especially atoll countries, will need to find new, sustainable places to live. Some may move internally within Oceania, but others will

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Race in Australia: Part II

At the current trajectory, severe climate change will become a reality and many of the island nations in Oceania, especially atoll countries, will need to find new, sustainable places to live. Some may move internally within Oceania, but others will

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Race in Australia: Part I

At the current trajectory, severe climate change will become a reality and many of the island nations in Oceania, especially atoll countries, will need to find new, sustainable places to live. Some may move internally within Oceania, but others will

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Extra-Regional Migration – Host Countries (1/2)

  In considering extra-regional migration for at-risk populations in Oceania, it is necessary to identify the states that are most likely to receive these populations. The existing immigration policies of these states as well as their domestic political scene will

Extra-Regional Migration – Refugee Populations (2/2)

In addition to the likely issues of the host countries, the refugee populations themselves may experience significant problems with relocation. Significant research has been conducted on diaspora communities which can be applied to a managed retreat from at-risk states in

Complications for Intra and Extra-Regional Migration

One of the most pertinent questions in regard to Oceania and the impacts of climate change is where will the people the go? According to several studies, many of the islands, and especially atolls, in Oceania will likely experience inhospitable

Disaster Risk Reduction in the Asia Pacific

Welcome to this blog site for a new year long course. More posts will follow. This year long capstone course on behalf of the Center for Excellence in Disaster Management & Humanitarian Assistance (CFE-DM) will carry out a series of